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Biden proposing new air travel rules to compensate passengers

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2023
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The Biden administration will announce on Monday that the Department of Transportation is launching an effort aimed at compensating passengers for cancelled flights and delays within the airline's control.

The big picture: The announcement comes amid months of finger pointing between Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the airline industry over persistent travel woes.

The proposals also come as airlines, aviation officials and the TSA are all warning of a summer travel season that is expected to be marred by widespread disruptions.

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